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Trillium Newsletter, Volume 1 No 1, Fall/Winter 1984:
    You are Amsel of Fandora. Scientist, researcher, something of a visionary. You had been living as a hermit—until a message that appeared in the Dragonpearl told you of the kidnapping of your most valued companion, the Last Dragon. You are the only one who can save him.

    The task is not easy. You will have help from your friend Hawkwind, ruler of neighboring Simbala. But only you can make the decisions that determine your fate—and the fate of the last dragon.

    Dragonworld, by Byron Preiss and Michael Reaves, is the first fantasy adventure game to be written by the authors of a bestselling novel.

    Contributed by Jacqke (1014) on Jul 20, 2004.

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    You are Amsel of Fandora, Scientist. And somewhat of a visionary. Until now, you have led your life as a hermit. But a lot has happened, and your life has changed. You can no longer afford to seek the peace and solitude you once enjoyed. For there is much to be done. But, you are not alone. You have your friend Hawkwind. He knows the terrain of Simbala, for he is the leader of that great country. And, in light of what has just happened, you'll need his help and guidance.

    The Last Dragon has been kidnapped. The message came to you through the mystical Dragonpearl. It can tell of the past and predict the future. And though the image in the Dragonpearl is clouded with rnystsry, the message it conveys is clear: The Last Dragon is being held captive deep in the Southland of Simbala. Only you and Hawkwind can save him. The band of friendship shared by the three of you permits you to do nothing less. It won't be easy. But then again, you and Hawkwind would struggle to the death to save the Last Dragon.

    Dragonworld is the frst fantasy adventure game written by the authors of a bestselling fantasy novel. You'll be able to travel through three different geographical regions fraught with fascinating mysteries and dangerous encounters. Voul also find three exciting and challenging arcade games in your travels. The high resolution graphics and exciting sound effects will make you believe that Dragonworld is more reality than fantasy. You'll explore over one hundred and fifty rooms filled with exciting and unexpected surprises. Plus you'll have full documentation with maps and hints to help you reach your destination unharmed.

    BYRON PREISS, author, is considered to be a major figure in the renaissance of illustrated fiction in America. His company, Byron Preiss Visual Publications. Inc.. has produced over a dozen innovative books of illustrated fantasy and science fiction. including The Sentinel by Arthur C. Clarke.

    MICHAEL REAVES, author, has been a freelance writer for over ten years. He has written six novels, including The Shat tered World and Hellstar and has had over sixty teleplays produced. One of his stories was nominated for the 1979 British Fantasy Awards.

    The adventure game DRAGONWORLD was developed and produced by Byron Preiss Video Productions, Inc.. leading designers of entertainment and educational software. Their technical director is Lee Jacknow.


    Contributed by Will D (941) on Apr 06, 2000.